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Odom Jr. joins NC Symphony for 'Hamilton' hits, more

Odom Jr. joins NC Symphony for 'Hamilton' hits, more

1 day ago   |   WRAL

Starring in the Broadway hit "Hamilton" changed Leslie Odom Jr.'s life.
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Ride, food safety a priority at the State Fair

Ride, food safety a priority at the State Fair

2 days ago   |   WRAL

Crews from the Department of Labor started inspecting the 104 rides on Tuesday. Just a few hours before gates were set to open, inspectors had certified 101 rides, including...
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Carnival games put to the test before fair gates open

Carnival games put to the test before fair gates open

3 days ago   |   WRAL

The Wake County Sheriff's Office inspected North Carolina State Fair carnival games on Wednesday to determine that they are in fact winnable.
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Officials inspect State Fair food, rides, exhibits after WNC fair Legionnaires' outbreak

Officials inspect State Fair food, rides, exhibits after WNC fair Legionnaires' outbreak

4 days ago   |   WRAL

State labor officials inspected and certified 86 of the 106 rides at the fair on Tuesday.
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Officials to inspect State Fair food, rides, exhibits after WNC fair Legionnaires' outbreak

Officials to inspect State Fair food, rides, exhibits after WNC fair Legionnaires' outbreak

4 days ago   |   WRAL

Inspectors will be at the State Fairgrounds on Tuesday, checking out rides, food vendors and exhibits to make sure everything is safe before gates open Thursday.
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Giant Ferris wheel, new food ahead at State Fair

Giant Ferris wheel, new food ahead at State Fair

5 days ago   |   WRAL

The 155-foot-tall SkyGazer Ferris wheel towered over the N.C. State Fairgrounds on Monday. It's among five new rides headed to the N.C. State Fair, which starts Thursday.
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Events this week: Post Malone, NC State Fair, Oktoberfest and more

Events this week: Post Malone, NC State Fair, Oktoberfest and more

5 days ago   |   WRAL

There is plenty to do this week!
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Foodie News: Chapel Hill restaurant closes indefinitely

Foodie News: Chapel Hill restaurant closes indefinitely

8 days ago   |   WRAL

Sean Lennard, the Triangle Food Guy, has the scoop on openings, closings and foodie events.
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Events this week: Sara Bareilles, Aladdin, seafood fundraiser for the coast

Events this week: Sara Bareilles, Aladdin, seafood fundraiser for the coast

12 days ago   |   WRAL

Shows, food and fun fill the calendar this weekend.
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Topgolf eyes Durham location

Topgolf eyes Durham location

16 days ago   |   WRAL

A mixed-use development anchored by a Topgolf is planned off of Page Road in Durham.
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British lawmakers force Brexit delay as prime minister argues against it

British lawmakers force Brexit delay as prime minister argues against it

Prime Minister Boris Johnson was forced to ask the European Union for an extension to the Brexit process until the end of January. Read more ...

New Orleans to use explosives to remove cranes from collapsed Hard Rock Hotel

New Orleans to use explosives to remove cranes from collapsed Hard Rock Hotel

Authorities in New Orleans will use explosives to take down two cranes atop the partially collapsed Hard Rock Hotel. Officials are racing against the clock to remove the cranes... Read more ...

UK PM Johnson refuses to negotiate Brexit delay past Oct. 31 with EU despite...

UK PM Johnson refuses to negotiate Brexit delay past Oct. 31 with EU despite just-passed amendment

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has stuck by his vow to leave the European Union with or without a deal by October 31, even after MPs voted to withhold his deal with the... Read more ...

AOC lauds Sanders in emotional endorsement speech at Queens rally

AOC lauds Sanders in emotional endorsement speech at Queens rally

The flagging presidential campaign of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders got an adrenaline boost Saturday when lefty darling Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez declared her formal endorsement... Read more ...

No. 9 Florida bounces back with 38-27 win over Gamecocks

No. 9 Florida bounces back with 38-27 win over Gamecocks

Kyle Trask throws for 3 touchdowns in fourth quarter, rallying No. 9 Florida past South Carolina 38-27 Read more ...

Yankees start Chad Green, Stanton out: ALCS Game 6 lineup vs. Astros

Yankees start Chad Green, Stanton out: ALCS Game 6 lineup vs. Astros

Chad Green will open for the Yankees with their season on the line Saturday night, while the Astros will counter with Brad Peacock in what will be a bullpen-filled Game 6 of... Read more ...

Nestor weakens to post-tropical storm cyclone; will bring heavy rain, winds...

Nestor weakens to post-tropical storm cyclone; will bring heavy rain, winds to NC

The system named Nestor weakened from a tropical storm to a post-tropical cyclone as it approached Florida on Saturday morning, the National Hurricane Center said. Read more ...

Tracking severe weather threat in Central Florida

Tracking severe weather threat in Central Florida

Eric Burris is tracking the impacts of Tropical Storm Nestor in Central Florida. Read more ...

Celebs descend on Rhode Island for Jennifer Lawrence, Cooke Maroney's...

Celebs descend on Rhode Island for Jennifer Lawrence, Cooke Maroney's rumored wedding

Jennifer Lawrence and Cooke Maroney's famous friends, including Kris Jenner and Adele, were spotted touching down in Newport, Rhode Island, Friday ahead of the couple's rumored... Read more ...

Conor McGregor issues furious response after UFC boss Dana White says...

Conor McGregor issues furious response after UFC boss Dana White says ‘Khabib's the man now'

Conor McGregor has responded furiously after UFC boss Dana White said the Irishman was “not the man anymore” and that UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov was the one... Read more ...